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BCPS Celebrate Veterans Day With Special Ceremonies

Thursday, November 10, 2016
In observance of Veterans Day, Broward County Public Schools (BCPS) will honor military veterans and active duty members for their service in special events and ceremonies planned in schools across the District. The community is invited to participate and share in these events honoring our veterans.  

Pompano Beach High School
600 NE 13th Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33060
Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 9 a.m.

The Pompano Beach High School Army JROTC is hosting its annual Fallen Heroes Ceremony and flag posting for each service member – over, 6,800 – lost since the beginning of the War on Terrorism. Flags with information about the fallen service member and a photo (if available) will be displayed in rows on the Pompano Beach High campus. Local family members of the fallen service members are special guests. Veterans and current service members will also be recognized and honored at the ceremony. The community is invited to pay tribute to these heroes and their families. For additional information, contact Lieutenant Colonel Greg Johnson, at 754-322-2000.                           

Bayview Elementary School
1175 Middle River Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 8:15 a.m.

Bayview Elementary School invites parents, families and community members to join their special ceremony honoring veterans who have bravely served the United States. The ceremony also recognizes active armed forces service men and women for their selfless service to our country. For additional information, contact Principal Tonya Frost, at 754-322-5400.


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